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sateen

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noun sa·teen \sa-ˈtēn, sə-\

Simple Definition of sateen

  • : smooth cloth that is like satin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sateen

  1. :  a smooth durable lustrous fabric usually made of cotton in satin weave

Origin and Etymology of sateen

alteration of satin


First Known Use: circa 1878


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